'The Social Network' star to play air traffic controller in psych thriller

EXCLUSIVE: Armie Hammer’s schedule is filling up fast on the heels of “The Social Network,” the lateset being his attachment to star in the indie psychological thriller “2:22.”

Hammer will play an air traffic controller whose life unravels after he’s nearly responsible for a collision between passenger planes caused by a mysterious blinding flash at 2:22 p.m. The event leads him to meet a woman whose life seems to have been intertwined with his long ago.

Paul Currie is on to direct with Lawrence Inglee producing. Todd Stein and Nathan Parker penned the script.

Hammer, who played the Winklevoss twins in “The Social Network,” just wrapped Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and will begin shooting Relativity’s untitled “Snow White” pic next month with Lily Collins. “2:22″ will begin filming in Sydney in the fall.

Hammer is repped by WME.

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